Landfills are being turned into scenic golf courses
October 5, 2011
Courtesy Granite Links
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Granite Links Golf Club at Quarry Hills.
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GET YOUR FILL
Four more former landfills that morphed from dumps into dandies
The Golf Club at Newcastle (Coal Creek Course)
Hilly terrain and Seattle skyline views highlight this 7,024-yard Bob Cupp/Fred Couples design.
Greens fee: $110-$160
Contact: 425-793-5566, newcastlegolf.com
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Industry Hills Golf Club (Eisenhower Course)
City of Industry, Calif.
Elevation changes and undulating greens make the Ike one of L.A.'s toughest tracks.
Greens fee: $85-$119
Contact: 626-810-4653, ihgolfclub.com
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Harborside International (Port Course)
This breeze-fueled faux links boasts fescue-topped mounds and Windy City vistas.
Greens fee: $55-$92
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Fairwinds Golf Course
Fort Pierce, Fla.
Jim Fazio's 1991 handiwork resulted in a classic Florida layout, replete with lakes and bunkers.
Greens fee: $21-$26
Contact: 772-462-4653, stlucieco.gov/fairwinds